Safety in the workplace is a fundamental right of every Illinois worker and also the moral and legal duty of every employer. Illinois law provides that the various rules and regulations each employer must abide by to ensure that every worker's health and well-being is addressed.
Work-related accidents can lead to complicated litigations. According to Illinois law, worker's safety has to be maintained by the employer. Any worker or employee who meets with an accident during the course of employment is entitled for workers' compensation under the law. However such litigations can become tedious. The attorneys at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. have over a century of combined experience in the field to help out their clients in these complicated situations.
Wrongful death refers to any unnatural death caused to the victim due to an alleged mistake or wrongful act or omission by the defendant. Wrongful death lawsuits can be filed under Illinois civil laws along with criminal cases. However, the burden of proof for proving wrongful death is substantially less than the criminal prosecution.